Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes, the agency said Friday in a news release.
E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Potentially
illness-causing E. coli bacteria were found on nearly one-quarter
of herbs bought at farmers markets, according to a new study.
CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. and state health
officials are investigating a listeria outbreak linked to caramel
apples that has killed at least four people and sickened 28 others
in 10 states.
Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug
THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostaglandin
analogue eye drops -- a common form of glaucoma drug --
significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with the
eye disease, a new study finds.